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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Dragonfly & Damselfly Discovery at Hilfield Park Reservoir

Saturday, June 27, 2020 - 13:00 to 15:00

Come along to spot these majestic, colourful insects and learn how to distinguish different species.

Hilfield Park Reservoir, near Watford, is one of the best sites in Hertfordshire for dragonflies and damselflies, with about 20 species seen regularly.

Suitable for beginners and all ages.

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for all ages.

Cost details

This event is free to attend. However, as a registered charity, any donations are greatly appreciated. We suggest a donation of £3 per person for members and £5 for non-members to cover our administration costs.

Register in Advance

To attend this event please register in advance.


Limited accessibility at site - this is a closed-access nature reserve. Please contact organisers for details.

Did you know?

Most misunderstood insect in the UK

Earwigs, which don’t go in ears, except by rare accident. Originally 'ear-wing' as their wings are human ear shaped.

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